Small Space Ideas

One Room Living

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If you’d rather live on your own than with roommates, you may be looking at studio apartments. One room living isn’t difficult, can be fun and will help you keep your ‘stuff’ level down. Here are some ideas. Up high and down low are your storage mantras. Hang shelving (gives the illusion of more space […] read more

De-cluttering To Make Your Apartment More Livable

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Many apartments are big on character and tight on space. That’s just the nature of the beast. If you’re in a large building complex, these units have been designed to be situated closely together to allow for the building of more rental space – very often back-to-back (or side-door-next-to-side-door). This maximizes profits for the owner […] read more

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Storage Hacks for Small Apartments

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Although the idea of squeezing out every last bit of storage space from a limited apartment may sound daunting, in reality, it is an opportunity to become more organized and resourceful than ever before. By utilizing neglected empty space, turning your storage into design focal points, and finding multiple uses for a single item, your […] read more

Effective Noise-Reduction for Apartments

  There are few things more frustrating than moving into a cute new apartment that has all the comforts of home, sports newly renovated facilities, and suits you to a “t”… only to discover that the acoustics are bad: you hear echoes, and the ceilings and floors reverberate so sharply that a simple walk through […] read more

Make Your Small Space Seem Spacious

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Beauty is supposedly in the eye of the beholder, and lucky for those of us in tiny apartments, so is the feel of roominess. Here are a few tips to make your living area seem more spacious. We’ve said it before and we’ll keep on saying – don’t underestimate the power of a large mirror. […] read more

Simple Ways to turn your Apartment into a Home Gym

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Staying in shape can be expensive. People will sign up for gym memberships that cost as much as a hundred dollars a month or more, on top of what they pay in rent or bills, making the cost of being a member of a gym—not to mention the time it takes to actually commute to […] read more

5 Ways to Maximize Bathroom Space

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Bathrooms are traditionally small in most apartments. Sure, there will always be the odd master bath in certain unique apartments, like those that have been converted from old homes or business into apartment space. But for the most part, the bathroom is one of the smaller rooms because very little is really needed in the […] read more

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Clutter Be Gone!

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Spring is approaching and it’s time to do a little cleaning. No one likes it, but you and your apartment will feel much better after unloading some accumulated clutter. Sort It This is the toughest; getting rid of the build-up. Enlist the help of a friend if you tend to be a hoarder. Pick a […] read more

Crock Pot Cooking – A Renter’s Best Friend

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The fast-paced life of a renter can be chaotic – especially in the kitchen. The last thing most renters want to do is have to worry about  dinner when they get home from work or other activities. Planning a week’s worth of meals is often impractical because of last minute schedule changes, or disruptions. There is […] read more